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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

March 04, 1863

Call to Defend Savannah Published

With the North preparing an attack on Charleston, SC, Georgia continued to look toward the defense of the neighboring city of Savannah, as evidenced by ads in the Southern Confederacy of Atlanta calling on more volunteers. Its promise of the best in clothing and arms was overly optimistic.

Image of Call to Defend Savannah Published Southern Confederacy
Digital Library of Georgia
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Image of Call to Defend Savannah Published Southern Confederacy
Digital Library of Georgia
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